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Curated by: Bettina Habsburg-Lothringen

Press tour: 26.04.2017, 11 a.m.

Opening: 27.04.2017

Permanent exhibition


Info exhibition: +43-316/8017-9810

Info press: +43-316/8017-9211 or DDI -9213


About the exhibition

The Cultural Historical Collection was created in the late 19th century with the aim of documenting the ‘cultural epochs of the state from the earliest medieval period to the present day’. Today the collection encompasses some 35,000 musical instruments, furniture, scientific and technical devices, fashion for women, men and children, monstrances and rosaries, decorations and medals, sample books and rugs, tiles and busts, locks, candlesticks and burial crosses, drinking vessels and vases. In future the wealth of the collection will be shown in the form of a storage display facility, as a dense collage of thousands of objects covering some 450 square metres.

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Photo: Universalmuseum Joanneum/Cultural History Collection/N. Lackner

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